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George Takei: Why I love a country that once betrayed me

This is an incredible video that I really wished I had shared yesterday, but better late than never!  George Takei, of Star Trek Sulu fame, talks about the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII and the bravery of those who fought in the war.

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Japanese promo for Japanese American novel

Today (10th June) Seattle in Shorts began a two month special promotion for Japanese markets. On those services that allow setting differential prices it is now free (Google Japan, Kobo Japan, Apple Japan) or in the case of Amazon Japan the lowest possible price 99 Yen. 181 more words

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Japanese promo for Japanese American novel

Today (10th June) Seattle in Shorts began a two month special promotion for Japanese markets. On those services that allow setting differential prices it is now free (Google Japan, Kobo Japan, Apple Japan) or in the case of Amazon Japan the lowest possible price 99 Yen. 181 more words

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5 Years a Londoner

On 9th June 2009 I moved from Manchester to London, leaving the north a day early because of the threatened tube strike. Five year later in 2014, The Year of the Bus, I should point out that if I now knew how wonderful London buses were I would have stayed in Manchester until the 10th when I was originally due to move into my Tottenham flat. 248 more words

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Remembering Manzanar

After the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, shock gripped the United States. The attack so close to home shock Americans, and soon shock turned to fear—fear that the threat could be close to home still in the form of spies in the Japanese community in the United States. 305 more words